aboutsc4k_a copy.jpg


Shoes and Clothes for Kids provides a unique service for income-eligible families in Greater Cleveland by distributing new shoes, clothing, and items for infants and youths.

Core Values

Shoes and Clothes for Kids carries out its mission with compassion, care and respect through a network of partner agencies and offers the community a way to help.

Community Impact

For the past 46 years, Shoes and Clothes for Kids (SC4K) has positively impacted the lives of area children by giving them the pride and confidence that comes from having new shoes and clothes. Pride and confidence that are essential to a child's success in school – and in life. Learn more.

How We Work

Through a network of 32 Distribution Partners, SC4K purchases and distributes only brand new items, including quality clothing basic like socks, underwear, t-shirts, pants and coats. We also provide Payless Shoe gift cards instead of shoes, allowing families to purchase new shoes or boots of their own choosing that are stylish and fit properly. These gift cards help us carry out our mission with compassion, care and respect. Learn more.


Who We Are

SC4K is able to operate efficiently with a staff of 3 full-time employees as a result of strategic partnerships with volunteer groups and individuals who pack in the warehouse, serve on boards and committees, help at the office and at special events and distribute items in the community on our behalf. Learn more.


Who You Are Helping

Content Coming Soon!



SC4K is a fiscally responsible organization charges no fees to its recipients or distribution partners. Of every dollar donated to SC4K, $0.92 goes directly to the programs and services that benefit the children we serve. Learn more.


Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about SC4K? You can find the many of the answers right here in our Frequently Asked Questions. Learn more.